Rising on the back of its accelerating DOCSIS 3.1 deployments, Cox Communications now offers 1-gig broadband service to 40% of the customers in its footprint, a marked improvement from a year ago.
Making the announcement late Tuesday at CES, where the cableco is providing both wired and wireless broadband services at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Cox Communications Inc. said its gigabit rollout pace will keep picking up now that it's deploying DOCSIS 3.1 over its hybrid fiber-coax (HFC) wires. Previously, the company relied primarily on deploying fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) networks to new housing developments to offer its "Gigablast" service.
We will explore several fiber network environments, common vulnerabilities, and the business impact of failures. Fiber networks are typically a combination of owned and leased fiber. Learn how to reduce MTTR by up to 60% when an event occurs and how to detect degradation before it generates a service impact. Fiber monitoring of leased fiber helps ensure that the responsible party is dispatched for repair and SLAs can be managed. We will discuss both in service and out of service monitoring. Learn about the opportunities to improve business results in the following environments:
Hyperscale datacenters- the business need for near 100% uptime
5G small cell combined with leased fiber - ensuring the SLA for leased fiber
Long haul and Metro dark and lit fiber monitoring - reducing MTTR and preventing damage
FTTX construction and service activation in the access or MSO network - accelerating time to revenue
Join us when Jeff Finkelstein, Executive Director of Advanced Technologies at Cox Communications, is BBWN Radio's guest for a wide-ranging conversation about the cable operator's strategic network direction, DOCSIS 3.1, digital transformation and more. Bring your curiosity and questions when our distinguished guest speaks with Broadband World News Editor Alison Diana on May 24 at 1 pm ET; 10 am PT; 6 pm BST.